Asking someone to prom is an incredibly nerve-wracking experience. Seventeen year old Sarah Kardonsky recruited the help of the NFL’s New York Jets team players.
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Although ASD is still misunderstood by so many, some companies have begun actively searching for those whose talents will greatly benefit their business. They’re calling it the Autism Advantage.
Executives at Microsoft are launching the “Autism: The Employment Advantage” program by placing ten candidates with autism into full-time technology jobs.
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Mother Lisa Mortimer has asked that the government provide funding for ABA past the age of 5. She believes that doing so will create extremely beneficial outcomes for both children affected by autism and their families.
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Over the past several years, there has been a lot of debate about patterns of synchrony within the autistic brain. It was once believed that they were underdeveloped; however, new research indicates that the problem could in fact be over-synchronization.
Autism Spectrum Disorder includes such a wide range of symptoms and behaviors, and new research shows that the genetics involved are just as diverse.
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Within just two short years, the number of American children diagnosed with Autism has increased significantly.
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Senator Chuck Schumer is proposing an act intended to help young adults with autism transition into the workforce and higher education. It is expected to be voted on in early 2014.
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You’ve seen it on the news, you’ve heard about it on the radio, you’ve seen posters put up all over New York City. The search for 14 year old Avonte Oquendo has reached its 2-week mark. Autistic and non-verbal, this boy was last seen running out of his school two weeks ago today. Police, […]
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Collaboration between Penn State, University of California Davis/MIND Institute, and the University of Washington gained strides towards early detection and prevention with the identification of increased genetic change in concentrated areas of the genome that influence DNA structure in children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. The study weighs the nature versus nurture debates among current autism research. […]